Bosshart Family History

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Bosshart Name Meaning

German: from a Germanic personal name composed of the elements bos ‘audacious’ + hard ‘hardy’, ‘brave’. Swiss German: from Middle High German boz ‘blow’, ‘push’ + hart ‘hardy’, ‘brave’, probably a nickname for someone who was pugnacious.

Source: Dictionary of American Family Names ©2013, Oxford University Press

Similar surnames: Bossard, Lockhart, Moothart, Burkhart, Gossard, Bickhart, Bodart

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Bosshart Family Origin

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Bosshart Family Occupations

What did your Bosshart ancestors do for a living?

In 1940, Farmer and Stenographer were the top reported jobs for men and women in the US named Bosshart. 17% of Bosshart men worked as a Farmer and 15% of Bosshart women worked as a Stenographer. Some less common occupations for Americans named Bosshart were Labor and Saleslady

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Top Male Occupations in 1940

  • Farmer
  • Laborer
  • Carpenter
  • Labor

Top Female Occupations in 1940

  • Stenographer
  • Instructor
  • Nurse In Training
  • Saleslady

*We display top occupations by gender to maintain their historical accuracy during times when men and women often performed different jobs.

Bosshart Historical Records

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Census Record

There are 1,000 census records available for the last name Bosshart. Like a window into their day-to-day life, Bosshart census records can tell you where and how your ancestors worked, their level of education, veteran status, and more.

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Passenger List

There are 322 immigration records available for the last name Bosshart. Passenger lists are your ticket to knowing when your ancestors arrived in Canada, and how they made the journey - from the ship name to ports of arrival and departure.

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Draft Card

There are 302 military records available for the last name Bosshart. For the veterans among your Bosshart ancestors, military collections provide insights into where and when they served, and even physical descriptions.

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Bosshart Life Expectancy

What is the average Bosshart lifespan?

Between 1957 and 2004, in the United States, Bosshart life expectancy was at its lowest point in 1959, and highest in 2002. The average life expectancy for Bosshart in 1957 was 53, and 79 in 2004.

View Social Security Death Index (SSDI) for Bosshart

An unusually short lifespan might indicate that your Bosshart ancestors lived in harsh conditions. A short lifespan might also indicate health problems that were once prevalent in your family. The SSDI is a searchable database of more than 70 million names. You can find birthdates, death dates, addresses and more.

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